Yon's single leads Greeneville to 9-5 win over Elizabethton
Greeneville beats Elizabethton 9-5 behind Yon's single
Sunday, August 12, 2018
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Pinch hitter Edwin Yon hit a two-run single in the seventh inning, leading the Greeneville Reds to a 9-5 win over the Elizabethton Twins on Sunday.
The single by Yon came in the midst of a nine-run inning and gave the Reds a 3-2 lead. Later in the inning, Greeneville scored on four more plays, including a three-run home run by Rylan Thomas.
In the top of the ninth, Elizabethton cut into the deficit on a home run by Colton Burns that scored Chris Williams and Alex Robles.
Eduardo Salazar (1-0) got the win in relief while J.T. Perez (0-1) took the loss in the Appalachian League game.
For the Twins, Williams tripled and singled, scoring two runs.
With the win, Greeneville improved to 3-1 against Elizabethton this season.
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